Missing Home Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old missing home quotes, missing home sayings, and missing home proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home, so it's all right.     

Maya Angelou

We are homesick most for the places we have never known.     

Carson McCullers

We are homesick for places, we are reminded of places, it is the sounds and smells and sights of places which haunt us and against which we often measure our present.     

Alan Gussow

It's a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same, feels the same, even smells the same. You realized what's changed is you.     

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Home is the place, where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.     

Robert Frost

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.     

Jane Austen

Homesickness is nothing. Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time.     

John Cheever

Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.     

Oliver Wendell Holmes

We don't call it homesick. We call it missing home. There's not a sickness involved, it's a state of mind.     

John Litten